U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
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Understanding Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Networks

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Learn about where to charge at a public station, and the costs associated with different charging networks.

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December 30, 2014


Vetting Aftermarket Systems and Devices

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Learn how to tell if an alt. fuel conversion system or aftermarket device has been certified to reduce emissions or improve fuel economy.

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November 24, 2014


Federal Plug-In Vehicle Tax Credit Phase-Out

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Learn more about the Federal Plug-In Vehicle Tax Credit Phase-Out.


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October 21, 2014


EPAct State and Alternative Fuel Provider Credit Allocations Update

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Learn about new credit allocations under DOE's Alt Fuel Transportation Program.

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September 18, 2014


AFDC Station Locator Fuel-Specific Fields

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Learn more about fuel-specific information available through the AFDC Station Locator website.

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August 20, 2014


Idle Reduction

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Why is idle reduction important? What are ways that I can prevent idling, and what are the benefits of doing so?

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June 13, 2014